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eyond the Ordinary: 10 Strengths of U.S. Congregations   Beyond the Ordinary: 10 Strengths of U.S. Congregations

This book is an intricate look at vitality and health in congregations. The authors believe that there are ten strengths key to vital congregations. [Read more]

A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who's Going Where and Why  

A Field Guide to U.S. Congregations: Who's Going Where and Why

This book presents the first comprehensive portrait of congregational life in the United States . . . based on the results of the U.S. Congregational Life Survey of more than 2,000 congregations and over 300,000 worshipers from across many denominations. [Read more]

Myths and Facts About Evangelism and Church Growth -- What have we learned from fast-growing churches that participated in the survey? Powerpoint presentation to accompany Myths and Facts About Evangelism and Church Growth PDF icon

Beyond the Ordinary: 10 Strengths of U.S. Congregations PDF icon

How Are Fast-growing Presbyterian Churches Different from Others? PDF icon

Like Mouse to Cheese: Luring New Worshipers PDF icon

How Are Racial-Ethnic Presbyterian Churches Different from Others? PDF icon

Key findings: Who worships in the United States?

What Did We Learn about Congregations in the United States?

What Can We Learn from the Leaders Who Participated in the U.S. Congregational Life Survey? Pulpit and Pew Project, Duke University

Who Worships in ELCA Congregations? ELCA Research Office

Who Worships in Southern Baptist Congregations? SBC Research Office

Who Worships in United Methodist Congregations? UMC Research Office

Who Worships in Church of the Nazarene Congregations? Nazarene Research Office

Who Worships in Seventh-day Adventist Congregations? Creative Ministries